Craftivism. Dissident Objects and Subversive Forms
20 November 2020 to 16 January 2021
The exhibition presents the work of contemporary Australian artists who utilise craft-based materialities with a political intent.
Broadening our understanding of craft-making traditions, the artists in this exhibition subvert and extend these forms into the realm of activism and social change, reflecting on the world in which we live. While some respond directly to artistic or political movements, others encourage social connection between community members or require participatory activation through collective processes.
Drawing on a long historical lineage, Craftivism. Dissident Objects and Subversive Forms enables viewers to rethink craft in a new light.